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Marcus gives big five banks a hand

In an unprecedented move to bombproof SA's major lenders, a multibillion-rand emergency fund has been set up to help them weather any liquidity storm.

Shareholders lose out as Anglo delays on dividend

Anglo American's Cynthia Carroll and her lieutenants seem to have dropped the ball in persuading the company's board to approve their last dividend.

MTN whipped, but still a good buy

Although MTN has been involved in court battles after allegations of corruption surfaced, its share prices hasn't plummeted and profits are certain.

Cellphone giant upbeat over trial

MTN has moved to have the corruption case against them thrown out of a US court, but rival Turkcell is ready to do battle.

MTN’s leak could be hung out to dry

The person who leaked the MTN and Turkcell memos has to face the possibility of being implicated in the bribery of Iran government officials' claims.

Obama order puts screws on MTN

Cellphone giant MTN has sought advice in the wake of sanctions by the United States against companies that aid human rights abuses.

Shareholder revolt rocks Turkcell

Turkcell's internal strife has the potential to play into the hands of South African cellphone giant MTN, which is tied to its corruption case.

Row over new securities tax

Analysts have claimed that billions are at stake and the derivatives market could be destroyed because of the new securities tax touted by government.

Iran ‘puts the screws’ on MTN

Sources reveal a terrifying situation at the mobile operator company's headquarters in Tehran.

Sasol’s plans to quit Iran under way

With MTN refusing to pull out of Iran, Sasol has stopped buying Iranian crude oil in a move to exit the Islamic republic.

Whistle-blower played an ace

Inside information from a whistle-blower has played into the hands of Turkcell's long-running legal battle with Iran and MTN.

Brutal cuts stun Absa staff

Absa has issued hundreds of staff members with retrenchment notices but it claims it's in the interests of its clients and a more efficient operation.

MTN rocked by Iran licence bribery scandal

A lawsuit filed by Turkcell over a licence in Iran has implicated MTN executives and state officials in an explosive bribery and weapons scandal.

The fair share vs greed debate

Governments has a right to be paid its due by companies but excessive demands will scare off investors, says Cyril Ramaphosa and Ivan Glasenberg.

South Africa’s presence ‘drags down Brics’

A leading investment banker says South Africa's gate-crashing of the political bloc defies logic because of the country's lack of economic clout.

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